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Surprise! Bone Density and Bone Strength Aren't the Same Thing

1 month ago   |   By Cathe Friedrich

All women should be concerned about their bone density and risk of osteoporosis, a serious bone condition where bones become less dense, more fragile, and prone toward breakage. A bone altered by osteoporosis can break with only minor trauma. For example, some women only discover they have osteoporosis after they develop a fracture from something as minor as coughing. Osteoporosis is no joke! It's one of the leading health problems in women after menopause. Hip fractures are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in older women. In fact, almost 80% of all hip fractures occur in women...
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